john pawson crafts cascading life house for living architecture
john pawson crafts cascading life house for living architecture john pawson crafts cascading life house for living architecture
dec 14, 2013

john pawson crafts cascading life house for living architecture

john pawson crafts cascading life house for living architecture
image © john pawson/ living architecture




set amid the rolling welsh countryside, ‘life house’ is a dwelling proposed by john pawson, positioned to maximize the home’s views across the adjacent valley. the project is part of the ongoing living architecture series which sees a number of high profile architects and designers complete exemplar residential properties throughout the united kingdom.



the home looks out over the welsh valley
image © john pawson/ living architecture




the exterior of the building will be constructed from black danish handmade bricks, allowing the structure to unobtrusively occupy the cascading landscape. internally, two perpendicular corridors connect the home’s two contrasting contemplation areas. while one is partially submerged at a subterranean level, the other opens up to the natural environment, framing views of the impressive surroundings. three en-suite bedrooms are crafted for the experiences of music, reading and bathing respectively.



the brick-clad structure unobtrusively occupies the natural landscape
image © john pawson/ living architecture




throughout the design, the polished terrazzo floors and the light timber ceilings combine to establish a bight and tranquil ambiance, suitable for year round accommodation.


‘life house’ by john pawson is scheduled to be completed by 2015.



the approach to ‘life house’
image © john pawson/ living architecture



the home is scheduled to be completed by 2015
image © john pawson/ living architecture

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